Bryan Silverman is the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Virtual Data Partners, Inc., a Formed.AI company — a managed services provider that handles integrations and migrations of data, business process automation, implementing electronic forms, and accounts payable processing, among other things.
When you ask Edgar Bustos — Service Manager at Supertec Machinery, Inc. — what his company does, he answers swiftly and simply: ‘We manufacture machines.’ Founded in 1954 as a bicycle parts manufacturer, the company has maintained its motto of ‘Quality and Innovation’ as they have developed line after line of precision machinery. Based in Taiwan, with 12 locations on 4 continents, Supertec manufactures and installs machinery, and provides on-site technical and customer support and maintenance.
A few years ago, automation was seen as an absolute good: a way to increase business efficiency, and relieve people of having to do painstaking busy work. But, as technology evolves, enthusiasm is often replaced by fear, and a desire to fight for the place of humans in a world of machines.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the power of workflow automation and what it can do for a business. However, some companies are reluctant to embrace this phenomenon.